Monthly Archives: November 2018

Defend the Flock – a new outreach campaign for chicken owners

From the California Department of Food and Agriculture The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is launching a new outreach campaign focused on preventing the spread of infectious poultry diseases in both commercial and backyard poultry.  Considering the devastating impact of … Continue reading

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A second Transbay Tube and a quieter ride

  The idea of a second Transbay Tube has fascinated people in the Bay Area for years. Now BART is teaming up with Capitol Corridor to take some of the initial steps needed to turn the megaproject into a reality. … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 11/25/18

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. Could Plastic Driver’s Licenses Become a  of  Past? – … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 11/18/18

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. Batkid Is Now Cancer-Free After Stealing Everyone’s Heart In … Continue reading

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DWR breaks ground on Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project

  The Department of Water Resources (DWR), along with State and local partners, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Delta’s largest tidal wetlands restoration project. The Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration Project will re-establish a rich ecological network that will boost … Continue reading

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City Demos New Advance Traffic Management System

        On Tuesday, November 14, Associate Civil Engineer Billiee Saengchalern provided Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) Officials and City Officials a tour of upgraded signal improvements in Downtown Oakley. The tour was followed by a live demonstration … Continue reading

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Oakley’s Chief of Police, Chris Thorsen, is Retiring

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